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Symptomatic cerebral ependymal cyst: a case report

Paharudin, Rauf and Mohd Nor, Aidil and Chan, Kin Hup and Awang, Mohamed Saufi and Mustapha, Fadhli (2019) Symptomatic cerebral ependymal cyst: a case report. The International Medical Journal of Malaysia, 18 (1). pp. 127-129. ISSN 1823-4631

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Abstract

Cerebral ependymal cyst is a rare benign neuroepithelial cyst. We report a case of cerebral ependymal cyst in a 62-year-old lady who presented with status epilepticus. She gave history of progressive right occipital headache over a year. Magnetic Resonance Imaging of the brain showed a large occipital cyst. She underwent a right craniotomy, deroofing of the cyst and insertion of Ommaya catheter. The clinicopathological aspects of the cyst are discussed.

Item Type: Article (Journal)
Additional Information: 4844/71647
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ependymal Cyst, Status Epilepticus, Cerebral, Headache
Subjects: R Medicine > RD Surgery
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Medicine
Kulliyyah of Medicine > Department of Surgery
Depositing User: Assoc Prof Mohamed Saufi Awang
Date Deposited: 07 May 2019 11:00
Last Modified: 01 Aug 2019 10:06
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/71647

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